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18th April 1916 - The Great War, Day by Day - The Wartime Memories Project

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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day

18th April 1916

On this day:

  • 8th Apr 1916 On the Move

  • Enemy Artillery Quiet   6th County of London Brigade RFA report enemy artillery was very quiet all day as observation conditions were not good.

    War Diaries

  • Ongoing training   9th Queens Royal Lancers

    18th April 1916 - Billets Enquin - Exercise, musketry and bombing under squadron arrangements. The second Hotchkiss gun class commenced under the Adjutant. 1 OR to Base hospital and 4 horses to MVS.

    war diaries

  • 18th Apr 1916 7th Northumberlands Relieved by 6th Btn.

  • 18th Apr 1916 Gun Drill

  • 18th Apr 1916 All Quiet

  • 18th Apr 1916 Bathing

  • 18th Apr 1916 Reliefs

  • 18th April 1916 Company training

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Remembering those who died this day.

  • Pte. Charles Armstrong. Connaught Rangers 6th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Lt. Edward Felix Baxter. King's (Liverpool) Regiment 1st/8th Btn. Read their Story.
  • L/Cpl. Albert John Burrows. Manchester Regimemt 1st Battalion Read their Story.
  • Capt. Stephen Frederick Hammick. Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Read their Story.
  • Pte. William Arthur Jones. Royal Welsh Fusiliers 17th Btn.
  • L/Cpl. Edward Loveridge. Wiltshire Regiment 5th Btn. Read their Story.
  • Pte. John Ernest Pawley. Sherwood Foresters 5th Btn.
  • Sgt. G Turner. Bermuda Militia Artillery Read their Story.

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